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File #: Int 0363-2010    Version: Name: Requiring the commission on human rights to educate the public on various types of bias-related harassment.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Civil Rights
On agenda: 10/13/2010
Enactment date: 6/7/2011 Law number: 2011/036
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the commission on human rights to educate the public on various types of bias-related harassment.
Sponsors: Lewis A. Fidler, Mark S. Weprin, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Inez E. Dickens, Daniel Dromm , Julissa Ferreras-Copeland, James F. Gennaro, Vincent J. Gentile, Sara M. Gonzalez, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Karen Koslowitz, Brad S. Lander, Darlene Mealy, Annabel Palma, Domenic M. Recchia, Jr., Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, James Sanders, Jr., James G. Van Bramer, Jumaane D. Williams, Rosie Mendez, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Michael C. Nelson, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Robert Jackson, James Vacca, Ruben Wills, Mathieu Eugene, Daniel R. Garodnick, David G. Greenfield, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 35
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 363 - 10/13/10, 2. Committee Report 5/9/11, 3. Hearing Testimony 5/9/11, 4. Hearing Transcript 5/9/11, 5. Committee Report 5/25/11, 6. Hearing Transcript 5/25/11, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-26-11, 9. Mayor's Letter, 10. Local Law 36
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/7/2011ALewis A. Fidler City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2011ALewis A. Fidler Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/7/2011ALewis A. Fidler Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2011ALewis A. Fidler City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2011ALewis A. Fidler City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Civil Rights Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Civil Rights Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Civil Rights Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/25/2011ALewis A. Fidler Committee on Civil Rights Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Youth Services Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Youth Services Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Civil Rights Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2011*Lewis A. Fidler Committee on Civil Rights Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/13/2010*Lewis A. Fidler City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/13/2010*Lewis A. Fidler City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 363-A
 
By Council Members Fidler, Weprin, Arroyo, Brewer, Chin, Comrie, Dickens, Dromm, Ferreras, Gennaro, Gentile, Gonzalez, James, Koppell, Koslowitz, Lander, Mealy, Palma, Recchia, Rodriguez, Rose, Sanders Jr., Van Bramer, Williams, Mendez, Crowley, Nelson, Mark-Viverito, Jackson, Vacca, Wills, Eugene, Garodnick, Greenfield and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the commission on human rights to educate the public on various types of bias-related harassment.  
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
      Section 1. Section 8-102 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 10 of 2008, is amended by adding a new subdivision 26 to read as follows:
      (26) The term "cyberbullying" means willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones, and other electronic devices that is intended to frighten, harass, cause harm to, extort, or otherwise target another.
§2. Subdivision one of section 8-105 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law 39 of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
      (1) To work together with federal, state, and city agencies in developing courses of instruction, for presentation to city employees and in public and private schools, public libraries, museums and other suitable places, on techniques for achieving harmonious intergroup relations within the city of New York, on types of bias-related harassment and repeated hostile behavior including conduct or verbal threats, taunting, intimidation, abuse, and cyberbullying, and to engage in other anti-discrimination activities.
      §3.      This local law shall take effect sixty days after its enactment into law.
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